Michael W. Heath of Kansas City, MO passed away on December 8, 2020. Mike was born in Champaign, IL, and grew up in Wilmington, NC. He received his B.A. from Eastern Illinois University in 1977 and his Masters of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Center in 1979. He was married to Judy Heath on January 21, 1987. He was preceded in death by his mother, Laverne Heath, father, Percy Heath, and son, Austin Heath (1999). He is survived by his brother, Russell Heath of Wilmington, NC, his wife, Judy Heath, step-daughter, Rachel Petersen, and his grandsons, Devin (20), Austin (9) and Calvin (6) Petersen. Mike was cherished by many friends and family for his insight, sharp wit, and big heart. He was a mentor, trusted advisor, and cheerleader for those he knew. He was the biggest Kansas City Chiefs fan, and his booming cheers on Sundays will forever make us smile.
There will be a private memorial for Mike on Sunday, December 20th. Due to social distance protocol, it will not be open to the public. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Center for Conflict Resolution, a non-profit for which Mike served on the Board of Directors. www.ccrkc.org